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On Preservation: 410 N. Rossmore and the design of additions to historic buildings

On Preservation: 410 N. Rossmore and the design of additions to historic buildings

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

For a few months now, I have been watching with some interest the saga of 410 N. Rossmore Ave., the sturdy Art Deco stump which sits between the stately dowagers, the El Royale and Country Club Manor, just north of Beverly Boulevard. The proposed project has given rise to multiple news articles, acrimonious review committee […]

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Modern Art Collection has modern touches in its new home

Modern Art Collection has modern touches in its new home

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

An audio tour that tells of a Picasso lover in his youth, and a 1920s ragtime piece, are both just a smartphone click away in the new home of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent Modern Art Collection. Walk past touchless doors to enter the light-filled, thoroughly modern galleries filled with 250 works […]

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Last call for Rite Aid on Crenshaw? Windsor Village hopes so

Last call for Rite Aid on Crenshaw? Windsor Village hopes so

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

“The Windsor Village Association (WVA) has for some time tried to work with Rite Aid about several issues without success, and we have reached a tipping point…” WVA President Barbara Pflaumer said. “The sale of alcohol is extraordinarily problematic for the neighborhood,” added WVA board member Jeff Estow. Estow is the closest neighbor to the […]

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Real Estate Sales

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

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GWNC Land Use considers historic Rossmore apartment project

GWNC Land Use considers historic Rossmore apartment project

| June 3, 2021 | 3 Comments

Representatives from Atlanta-based developer Domos Coliving returned to the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s (GWNC) Land Use Committee last month to present more detailed plans to renovate an apartment building at 410 N. Rossmore Ave. Domos had previously agreed to return at the committee’s request to allow for the project’s architect, Lorcan O’Herlihy, to present his […]

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New parkway trees planted thanks to resident volunteers

New parkway trees planted thanks to resident volunteers

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Trees Project was busy last month getting 16 new parkway trees planted in the neighborhood. Larchmont resident Haines Wilkerson, the group’s coordinator, told the Chronicle that, during the pandemic, he had the necessary free time to reorganize the group of volunteers: “We got the band back together again!” Months of planning came to […]

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